Crouse Hinds Products

2.4 GHz Modem Radios

Modems are used to connect PLC's in industrial environments. They are suitable for accessing field data loggers or data-acquisition units in process plants. 2.4 GHz device (Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum) are now available which share the following features:
  • 10/100 BaseT Ethernet plus RS232/RS485 serial ports.
  • Military-grade AES security encryption of wireless data.
  • Firewall protection and efficient wireless management.
  • Message filtering at MAC & IP address level.
  • Configuration and diagnostics via web-browser
  • Remote configuration and diagnostics via the wireless link
  • Automatic changeover to another Access Point if the wireless link fails (mesh networking)
  • Modbus Master capability for both Modbus TCP and serial Modbus RTU
  • Configurable as Access Point / Client; Bridge / Router / Repeater

2.4 GHz Wireless Ethernet Modem

D2 W MDME 2400 1 (100mW)
D2 W MDME 2400 3 (300mW)



  • Operates at the 2.4GHz ISM band using Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS). The transmission technique spreads data packets across a wide channel, effectively transmitting on multiple narrow channels simultaneously to minimize interference.
  • 802.11b compliant 2.4GHz DSSS, wireless data up to 11 Mbits/sec.
  • Typical line-of-sight distance 5 miles North America (4W ERP);
  • 802.11 WDS mesh networking.


Catalog Number Description
D2 W MDME 2400 1 Ethernet 802.11b, 2.4GHz 100mW
D2 W MDME 2400 3 Ethernet 802.11b, 2.4GHz 300mW